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Tell Bayer: Protect our country’s pollinators

They were once common across North America, floating above grasslands and city parks from the Pacific to the Atlantic. But today, the American bumblebee is in steep decline — and the species could be in danger of disappearing for good.1    Neonicotinoid pesticides kill bees. In the past few decades, American bumblebee populations across the United States have dropped by around 90%, with […]

Take action to protect the world’s forests

Earth has lost a third of her forests.1    We must save the forests we have left. This is a devastating loss — for the climate, wildlife, and both current and future generations. That’s why we’re working to protect the forest that we have left and keep it healthy, wild, and whole. To do this, we’ll need your help. We need to show global decision […]

Tell Sysco to cut its plastic waste

Every year, a staggering 8 million metric tons of plastic waste end up in the world’s oceans.1    Sysco is the world’s largest food distributor. To protect our planet from plastic pollution, it’s critical that we stem the tide of waste. That’s why we’re calling on Sysco, the world’s largest food distributor, to eliminate single-use plastic packaging from its operations. Will you join us? […]

Tell Congress: Burning plastic is NOT recycling

Imagine truckload upon truckload of plastic waste being shoveled into a fire, burned because we have nowhere else to put it. Acrid smoke rises from the scorched trash, releasing a host of nasty chemicals.    “Chemical recycling” is just burning plastic. Would you call that recycling? Because the petrochemical and plastics industries would. Industry players want to label the process of incinerating plastic as […]

Two incredible places. Two big wins.

Two of America’s wildest places are now more likely to stay that way, thanks to new actions by the Biden administration. First, the wolves, moose and other wildlife that live in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness won’t be poisoned by an extremely toxic form of mining upstream for at least another 20 years (or, we hope, forever). And, the bald eagles, […]

Tell FWS: Let wild wolves roam free

A critically endangered Mexican gray wolf named Asha was on a journey that could have transformed the future of her species — but wildlife officials stopped her in her tracks.1,2    A historic journey cut short. Asha was born in a patch of the American Southwest that the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) calls the lobo “recovery area,” but when she grew up, […]

Why is Amazon selling bee-killing pesticides?

There’s a simple way that Amazon can help save the bees.    Amazon shouldn’t sell pesticides that decimate bee populations. Currently, Amazon allows the sale of products containing neonicotinoids, a class of pesticides known to threaten bees. Neonicotinoids poison bees, damaging their nervous systems, causing memory loss, and making it harder for them to navigate and forage for food.1,2 Amazon can take bee-saving action […]

Tell Whole Foods: Put our planet over plastic

Whole Foods is a big contributor to the plastic waste crisis.    Whole Foods scored an “F” for its excessive use of plastic. In a 2021 report, the grocery store chain received an “F” for its excessive use of plastic packaging.1 Single-use plastic packaging is more than destructive– it’s also unnecessary. That’s why we’re calling on Whole Foods to eliminate single-use plastic packaging from […]

There won’t be Arctic drilling without insurance

Did you know that insurance companies have an important role in protecting our planet?    Insurance companies have a part to play in saving the Arctic. No, they can’t insure mountains and rivers, or the wildlife that call them home. But insurance companies can commit to not underwriting oil and gas drilling in special places. A growing list of insurance companies have pledged to […]

Take Action: The federal government is killing wolves with your tax dollars

Wolves are being killed by the federal government — and the hunts are being paid for with your tax dollars.     Our federal government should protect wolves, not kill them. In 2021, an agency called Wildlife Services in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) killed more than 300 wolves.1 Our federal government should protect our vulnerable wolves, not drive them even closer to […]

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